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Mayor Furious About M25 Quarantine Plan
Mayor Furious About M25 Quarantine Plan

Government hadn't told him of strategy to seal off capital

Residents
Residents' Group Says Manhattan is Coming To Osterley

Presentation of Homebase/Tesco redevelopment plans described as a sham

'Unhelpful Misapprehensions' Over Brentford Dock Restrictions

Electronically-controlled gates reportedly to be installed to exclude public

Survey Says You Are A Brentfordian
Survey Says You Are A Brentfordian

Brentford Voice publishes responses given to their recent community survey

Griffin Park Curtain Call Sees Historic Win
Griffin Park Curtain Call Sees Historic Win

Brentford clinch play-off final place with impressive performance

Weekly Update From Councillor Guy Lambert
Weekly Update From Councillor Guy Lambert

Official secrets left on trains in St Petersburg and professors who can't spell

New Leader for Hounslow Borough Conservative Councillors
New Leader for Hounslow Borough Conservative Councillors

Gerald McGregor to take over from Joanna Biddolph

New Street Trading Licensing System Now in Place
New Street Trading Licensing System Now in Place

Council says teething problems with Fast Track application have been resolved

Chestnut Avenue Traffic Restriction Set To Begin
Chestnut Avenue Traffic Restriction Set To Begin

Right turns into Clayponds Avenue to be banned

Drive-In Cinema Event Planned for Gunnersbury Park
Drive-In Cinema Event Planned for Gunnersbury Park

Luna Cinema proposing 200-car capacity screenings in August and September

Retrial for Boston Manor Man Accused of Attempted Murder
Retrial for Boston Manor Man Accused of Attempted Murder

Jury fails to reach verdict on Mark Brazant who stabbed woman in face

Earlier Lockdown Would Have Cut Bus Driver Death Toll
Earlier Lockdown Would Have Cut Bus Driver Death Toll

Twenty nine drivers died of Covid-19 according to independent report

Volunteers Sought for Business Support Helpline
Volunteers Sought for Business Support Helpline

Needed to answer Covid-19 related queries from local firms

Online Booking System Introduced for Recycling Centre
Online Booking System Introduced for Recycling Centre

You will need to reserve a slot to use the tip at Space Waye

Local Area To Participate in E-Scooter Trials
Local Area To Participate in E-Scooter Trials

Hounslow borough to allow rental use for a year

No Immediate Reopening for Local Leisure Centres
No Immediate Reopening for Local Leisure Centres

Phased return may mean no swimming pools until September at the earliest

Mixed Reaction to Isleworth Access Restrictions
Mixed Reaction to Isleworth Access Restrictions

Cameras to issue fines on Amhurst Gardens,Teesdale Avenue and Teesdale Gardens

Ruth Cadbury Publishes Results of School Survey
Ruth Cadbury Publishes Results of School Survey

Opinion divided on whether or not children should be returning

Local Families Urged Not To Miss Out on Free Child Care
Local Families Urged Not To Miss Out on Free Child Care

Early education places available with nurseries, pre-school and childminders

Armed Police Carry Out Arrest on Clayponds Estate
Armed Police Carry Out Arrest on Clayponds Estate

No shots fired and explosion heard by residents was 'distraction bang'

Over 100 Facemask Fines Issued on Public Transport
Over 100 Facemask Fines Issued on Public Transport

Penalty charge notices only given out as last resort

Green Dragon Lane Access Restrictions Set To Begin
Green Dragon Lane Access Restrictions Set To Begin

Council publishes traffic order which will allow them to start enforcement

Huge Financial Boost for Isleworth and Syon School
Huge Financial Boost for Isleworth and Syon School

£725,000 bid won to improve drama, music and dining facilities

Months of Plane Noise Misery Ahead for Brentford
Months of Plane Noise Misery Ahead for Brentford

Heathrow to close southern runway for repairs

Co-op Seeks Local Hero in Ealing and Brentford
Co-op Seeks Local Hero in Ealing and Brentford

Retailer recruiting a Member Pioneer Co-ordinator to work in the area

Local Student Wins Part in New Series of The Crown
Local Student Wins Part in New Series of The Crown

Norleen Tabana's knowledge of Xhosa provides her big break

Huge 5G Mast Proposed for Boston Manor Playing Fields
Huge 5G Mast Proposed for Boston Manor Playing Fields

Monopole would be three times the height of nearby trees

Parking in Brentford Reduced Due To Extended Bus Lane Operation
Parking in Brentford Reduced Due To Extended Bus Lane Operation

Bays on the High Street no longer available during the day

Brentford Man Arrested After Criminals
Brentford Man Arrested After Criminals' Messaging System Hacked

Police say anti-organised crime operation largest ever

Parking Space Squeeze Feared Due to Orchard Road Housing Plan
Parking Space Squeeze Feared Due to Orchard Road Housing Plan

Council want to build over car park used by residents

Council Say Pub Reopening Weekend Incident Free
Council Say Pub Reopening Weekend Incident Free

Not a single report of any trouble made to the police in the borough

Three Potholed Local Roads To Be Resurfaced
Three Potholed Local Roads To Be Resurfaced

Nominated by residents as part of the borough's Pothole Pledge scheme

ANPR Cameras To Be Used in Gunnersbury Park Car Park
ANPR Cameras To Be Used in Gunnersbury Park Car Park

Private company to receive revenue from fines

Three St Lawrence
Three St Lawrence's Church Site Applications Submitted

Ballymore now want to use building as restaurant or creative space rather than a gym

Bowls in Gunnersbury Park Deemed To Too Dangerous
Bowls in Gunnersbury Park Deemed To Too Dangerous

Estate management refuse permission for club to use green

Mixed Reaction to Proposed Closure of Brentford Road
Mixed Reaction to Proposed Closure of Brentford Road

Occupation Lane to be shut to all traffic early next month

Solicitor at Brentford Law Firm Struck Off
Solicitor at Brentford Law Firm Struck Off

Eilish Adams used clients' money to buy herself jewellery

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Birdie
Birdie's Kitchen At Syon Park Now Open

Come and enjoy a selection of empanadas, salads and freshly made cakes

Watermans Confirms Reopening Date
Watermans Confirms Reopening Date

Cinema, gallery and Guru Tandoori to return in August

London Museum of Water & Steam Reopening to Public
London Museum of Water & Steam Reopening to Public

Free access to be given to outdoor spaces

Forthcoming Roadworks in Brentford
Forthcoming Roadworks in Brentford

Traffic delays likely in the local area due to lane and road closures

Virtual Exhibition Begins at Redlees Art Studios
Virtual Exhibition Begins at Redlees Art Studios

An exciting mix of paintings, ceramics, jewellery, photography, cards and textiles

Upcoming Disruption on Public Transport
Upcoming Disruption on Public Transport

Tubes and trains affected by engineering works

Tom Kerridge Planning Syon Park Drive and Dine Event
Tom Kerridge Planning Syon Park Drive and Dine Event

Watch a blockbuster film with gourmet cuisine from your car

Gunnersbury Park Reopens Public Car Park
Gunnersbury Park Reopens Public Car Park

Plans announced for playground to reopen next month

Secret Cinema Reportedly Abandon Gunnersbury Park Plan
Secret Cinema Reportedly Abandon Gunnersbury Park Plan

Friends group tell members that event not going ahead

Brentford Woman Organises Charity Raffle for the NHS
Brentford Woman Organises Charity Raffle for the NHS

Tickets are just £1 with a host of great prizes donated by local businesses

Kew Gardens Confirm Plans to Reopen
Kew Gardens Confirm Plans to Reopen

A limited number of visitors will be allowed from the beginning of June

One-to-one Adult Cycle Training Returning
One-to-one Adult Cycle Training Returning

Bikeworks offering free one to one sessions at a location convenient to you

Russell Grant Keeping  the Middlesex Flag Flying
Russell Grant Keeping the Middlesex Flag Flying

Keen supporter of county heritage happy to see it have special day

Brentford Together Events Now Online
Brentford Together Events Now Online

Community Workshops now being run through Zoom and Facebook

Enjoy Theatre Productions Online During Lockdown
Enjoy Theatre Productions Online During Lockdown

Richmond's Orange Tree among venues offering free home screenings

Lovebox 2020 Announces Cancellation
Lovebox 2020 Announces Cancellation

Gunnersbury Park pop festival latest event to be called off due to pandemic

Osterley 10k Race Rescheduled
Osterley 10k Race Rescheduled

Local running community adapting to current difficult situation

Brentford Voice Cancel Canal Festival
Brentford Voice Cancel Canal Festival

Due to Coronavirus festival will have to wait a year

Gunnersbury Park Museum Closes and parkrun Suspended
Gunnersbury Park Museum Closes and parkrun Suspended

The park itself and the cafe remain open for visitors

Celebrations and Commemorations Postponed
Celebrations and Commemorations Postponed

40th West London Local History Conference to be delayed due to Corona Virus

Closure of Friendship Group
Closure of Friendship Group 'a Loss' For the Elderly

However community response to calls for aid for vulnerable has been huge

Live Travel Updates for Brentford

Incidents on local roads and public transport

Events in Brentford

What's on when and where in the local area

Lifestyle

West London Kitchens Are Open And Available
West London Kitchens Are Open And Available

Plan your new kitchen design now ready for delivery in September

The Italian Plumber
The Italian Plumber's Tip Of The Month

Got a garden? Get a tap

Turning Fitness On Its Head
Turning Fitness On Its Head

Too busy to exercise? Don't like gyms? Then fit20 could be the solution for you…

Quality In An Age of Change
Quality In An Age of Change

At Hammond's Butchers and Deli

Highly Rated Pizzeria Opens in Brentford Car Showroom
Highly Rated Pizzeria Opens in Brentford Car Showroom

Santa Maria now taking orders on Catherine Wheel Road

Brentford Pub
Brentford Pub's Virtual Happy Hours Gain International Notice

Magpie and Crown streaming quizzes to brighten up lockdown

Funding Boost for Mulberry Centre
Funding Boost for Mulberry Centre

Ruth Cadbury MP welcomes the award from the People's Postcode Lottery

Property

Thorgills Turns its Energy to Helping the Local Community
Thorgills Turns its Energy to Helping the Local Community

Brentford High Street estate agency staying busy despite temporary closure of business

'Refreshingly Positive' Mood for Brentford Property

Agents report quick pick up in activity after lockdown eased

Plan Submitted for Royal Mail Sorting Office
Plan Submitted for Royal Mail Sorting Office

Application for three blocks of flats up to 7 storeys with some commercial provision

Further Details of Plans for Homebase and Tesco Sites Revealed
Further Details of Plans for Homebase and Tesco Sites Revealed

Over 2,000 homes near Gillette Corner 'biggest development in area for years'

Second Highest Price Ever Paid for House in Brentford
Second Highest Price Ever Paid for House in Brentford

Bright spot in property market that ended 2019 with a whimper

Mercury House Expansion is Approved
Mercury House Expansion is Approved

Local Greens disappointed as decision 'ignores climate change impact of boilers'

'The Problem With Brentford is Nobody Wants To Leave'

Estate agents react to dire figures for property market sales

Capital Interchange Way Project Gets Green Light
Capital Interchange Way Project Gets Green Light

Three towers up to 16 storeys high to be built opposite Citroen garage

GLA Renews Concerns Over
GLA Renews Concerns Over 'Fourth Mile' Scheme At B&Q Site

roject of 258 flats and hotel 'does not yet comply' with London Plan

Syon Park Seek a New Road
Syon Park Seek a New Road

Claim that Church Street closure has had significant effect on journey times for customers

Community

Isleworth Couple Face the Challenge of Alzheimer
Isleworth Couple Face the Challenge of Alzheimer's During Lockdown

Council want to boost number of Dementia Champions in the borough

Gunnersbury Park Launches Fundraising Appeal After Fire
Gunnersbury Park Launches Fundraising Appeal After Fire

Destruction of café leaves estate short of a quarter of a million pounds

OWGRA
OWGRA's PPE Production Reaches Industrial Scale

Local residents' group needs more funds to maintain supply to NHS

Where Should the Brentford Fountain Be?
Where Should the Brentford Fountain Be?

Brentford Voice collate the views of the local community

Over Seven Years to Rebuild Brentford
Over Seven Years to Rebuild Brentford's High Street

Initial demolition to be complete by end of the year

Fix My Brentford Street

Report problems such as potholes and uncollected rubbish in your local area